Neff Law Firm, P.A., a Minneapolis, Minnesota based discrimination law firm can provide legal help when you are involved in a situation where you have been discriminated against in violation of law. Discrimination takes many different forms such as race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, gender, sexual orientation, and disability.
Neff Law Firm, P.A.'s Minnesota discrimination lawyers have many years of experience protecting the rights of people to be protected against illegal discrimination. Some of the laws that may apply to protect against illegal discrimination include:
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991 (42 United States Code § 2000–e, et seq.) which is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, and/or national origin/heritage. A person alleging a violation of Title VII invokes his or her rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. The Minnesota Human Rights Act (Minnesota Statute §363A.01, et seq.) provides similar protections under state law.
- 29 United States Code § 621 et seq., protects under certain circumstances a person from discrimination based upon age.
- 42 United States Code § 12101 et seq., protects people with diabilities under certain circumstances. This law is called the Americans With Disabilities Act, often referred to as the ADA.
- 42 United States Code § 2000e(k) protects against discrimination based upon pregnancy, childbirth and related types of medical conditions.
- 29 United States Code § 206 applies to gender related denial of equal pay.
- Minnesota Human Rights Act — Minnesota Statute § 363A.01 et seq., under certain circumstances provides protection against discrimination based upon race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, sexual orientation and public assistance status.
- Minnesota Equal Pay for Equal Work Law — Minnesota Statute § 181.66 et seq., applies to providing equal pay based upon gender.
Federal and State Anti-Discrimination Law
There are many different laws against discrimination including both anti-discrimination case law and anti-discrimination statutes. This body of law includes both Federal anti-discrimination law and state anti-discrimination laws.
Minneapolis / St. Paul lawyers at Neff Law Firm, P.A., can help a victim of illegal discrimination evaluate his or her claim under prevailing law. These laws include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The American with Disabilities Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Equal Pay Act and The Minnesota Human Rights Act.
Many anti-discrimination laws set forth protected classes of people, describe the entities covered under the particular law, set forth administrative procedures for handling discrimination claims, have statutes of limitation and give certain types of relief where there is a valid claim of illegal discrimination in violation of the specific law covered.
Neff Law Firm, P.A., Handles Illegal Discrimination in Employment Situations
Illegal employment discrimination takes many forms. Neff Law Firm, P.A., has extensive experience helping workers with various forms of illegal discrimination at the workplace. This illegal treatment includes race discrimination, color discrimination, national origin discrimination, sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, gender discrimination, disability discrimination, sexual orientation discriminatio, age discrimination, and religious discrimination.
Illegal discrimination often takes place at the workplace. Discriminatory acts at the workplace can cause tremendous damage to an employee. The employment discrimination lawyers at Neff law Firm, P.A., are familiar with state and federal discrimination laws and know how to help a worker who has been injured by illegal discrimination. These employment lawyers have years of experience providing legal help to people who have been discriminated against in the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Neff Law Firm, P.A., employment discrimination attorneys have provided legal assistance to workers who have been discriminated against in Minneapolis - St. Paul area of Minnesota and elsewhere. The twin cities discrimination lawyers at Neff Law Firm, P.A., have extensive experience working with applicable discrimination laws including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The American with Disabilities Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Equal Pay Act and The Minnesota Human Rights Act. These anti-discrimination laws give protection to people who are the victims of illegal discrimination. A discrimination lawyer from Neff Law Firm, P.A., is available at convenient times for confidential conferences to discuss with a victim of discrimination his or her situation.
Minnesota Employment Discrimination Lawyers Have Extensive Experience Helping Victims of Sex Harassment
The Minnesota employment discrimination lawyers at Neff Law Firm, P.A., have extensive experience representing people who are victimized by a type of discrimination known sex harassment. This type of illegal discriminatory behavior includes Quid Pro Quo harassment and Hostile Work environment sex harassment.
Quid Pro Quo harassment includes an employer discriminatorily demanding sexual favors in exchange for favorable treatment at the workplace.
Hostile work environment sex harassment includes discriminatory commentary or conduct directed at an employee which substantially interferes with the workers ability to perform his or her job and/or causes a hostile, discriminatory, intimidating and/ or offensive place of employment.
An Experienced Minnesota Discrimination Lawyer from Neff Law Firm, P.A., Can Provide Legal Help
Neff Law Firm, P.A.'s, Minnesota lawyers have had a broad array of experience providing legal assistance to victims of illegal discrimination. These lawyers from Neff Law Firm, P.A., have represented injured victims of illegal discrimination with claims arising both inside and outside a place of employment. Neff Law Firm, P.A.'s, discrimination attorneys have handled both state discrimination claims and federal discrimination claims.
Legal assistance has been provided to victims of illegal discrimination based upon claims such as discipline, failure to promote, disparate treatment and wrongful discharge of employment that was based upon discrimination in violation of law.
Illegal Discrimination, Constitutional Rights and Civil Rights are Handled by Neff Law Firm, P.A.
A discrimination lawyer from Neff Law Firm, P.A., can provide legal help with varying types of illegal discrimination. Types of discrimination handled by the Minnesota lawyers at Neff Law Firm, P.A., include race, age, gender, sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, disability, perceived disability, and creed. Neff Law Firm, P.A.'s, discrimination lawyers can also help with claims based on retaliation for opposition to discrimination and retaliation based on reporting discrimination. In addition, a Neff Law Firm, P.A., discrimination attorney can provide legal help to people who have been injured by discrimination in violation of his or her constitutional rights or civil rights. For an appointment to meet with a Minnesota discrimination attorney, please call Neff Law Firm, P.A., at (952) 831–6555.